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Steube Abandons Comprehensive Open Carry Bill in Favor of Smaller Proposals

January 24, 2017 - 9:30pm
Greg Steube

Sen. Greg Steube says he’s not moving forward with a comprehensive proposal to legalize open carry in the Sunshine State.

'Stand Your Ground' Burden of Proof Bill Shoots Through Senate Judiciary Committee

January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

A bill to shift the burden of proof in “Stand Your Ground” cases passed its second committee stop Tuesday and now only has one more committee to go until it heads to the Florida Senate.

Trulieve Pot Shop Expands Florida Operation in Tampa

January 24, 2017 - 12:30pm

Florida’s medical marijuana continues to expand statewide. On Tuesday, the Sunshine State’s first medical marijuana dispensary, Trulieve, announced it will open a third operating center in Tampa. 

Florida Best State in Nation for Retirees, Says Survey

January 23, 2017 - 10:30pm

Retiring? Head to Florida.

Feel free to kick off your shoes, grab your beach towel, and enjoy the shade of the palm trees  -- Florida is the best state in the nation to retire, according to a new study released Monday.

David Jolly Steals Charlie Crist Staffer in Setup for 2018 Rematch

January 23, 2017 - 12:45pm
Charlie Crist and David Jolly

The battle over Florida's 13th Congressional District may have been won by Charlie Crist in November, but David Jolly's baring his fangs and stealing congressional staffers from under Crist's feet. On Monday, Jolly announced he had hired Vito Sheeley, Crist's district director, as his senior adviser. 

500,000 Protesters Speak Out Against Trump, Sexism and New Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos

January 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

Hundreds of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Washington Saturday afternoon, protesting Donald Trump the day after he was inaugurated president of  the United States. 

Obama Out, Trump In -- a New Era of Politics Begins

January 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

It's a new day in America: Donald Trump is now the president of the United States. 

Big Changes, Big Hopes Come with Donald Trump as New President

January 19, 2017 - 6:45pm

Fewer than 24 hours remain until President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office, and Floridians in Washington are getting pumped for a new era in national politics.

Florida House Reloads Stand Your Ground Burden of Proof Bill

January 18, 2017 - 10:00pm

A bill to shift the burden of proof in “Stand Your Ground” cases has found a House sponsor, sealing the deal for a sequel in the Florida Legislature this year. 

Florida Supreme Court Dismisses Tax Credit Scholarship Program Lawsuit

January 18, 2017 - 10:00am

Supporters of Florida’s Tax Credit Scholarship Program can breathe a little easier -- on Wednesday, the Florida Supreme Court finally dismissed the lengthy lawsuit against the program, ending a contentious chapter in Florida’s education history.



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